Registered Charity Number: 1037414

Whaley Bridge Minewater Energy Preliminary Background Paper

Introduction. One of the Trustees of Clean Rivers Trust lives in Whaley Bridge, he is concerned that the Town’s primary school is shutting its swimming pool due to the cost of heating the water. The Trust has had a long history of championing the use of water from abandoned mines as a source of long […]

Floods, Floodplains and Wetlands.

River Trent. Photograph Clean Rivers Trust Flood This winter (2019/20) has been the worst period of wet weather since at least 2007. Flooding across the country has been for several communities catastrophic. The numbers of homes and businesses inundated have been worse than any this century. In relation to public concerns of global warming or […]

Now You See It / Now You Don’t.

Google Earth have a new photograph of our Cinderhill Tar Pit taken last year. The site is now almost invisible and willows and grass have given it a green canopy.   I am pleased to say that the independent report on what we aim to achieve and what has so far happened to the tar […]

South Wingfield; Flooding of the Church and the Villages Beyond.

A Way Forward. Flooding from the Amber When your parish church suffers such inundations on a regular basis there is naturally a worry. The River Amber running in spate and unable to pass under the road bridge overtops and floods the churchyard and All Saints itself. The village buries its loved ones in the churchyard […]

The Acid Tar Pit, Cinderhill, Derbyshire. Progress.

June 2018 February 2020 The same View as 2018 in February 2020 showing the tar pit has now become an ecosystem rather than a blank inhospitable area. Before we started on this site no living creature could exist on its surface. When it rained the water became so acid that snails died and their shells […]

Outline of Actions Winter 2019/2020.

Derbyshire Projects: Cinderhill Tar Pit. The site is looking good well with growth developing faster this spring than anticipated. The University of Nottingham independent report on our work should have been published by the time of the meeting in March and will be reported on. Grateful to both Nathan and Sophie for visiting the site […]

Dr Keith Gregson.

Dr Keith Gregson. Keith Gregson was a very long-term supporter and Trustee of Clean Rivers Trust. Keith Gregson, Trustees Meeting, March 2017. An exceptional Yorkshireman, mountaineer, mathematician and academic: it was when he was a senior lecturer at the Department of Environmental Science at the University of Nottingham that he introduced students ,MSc and PhD […]

Autumn Report 2019

With the leaves falling and the first frosts of winter helping strip the trees of their foliage the Trust can reflect that this last year has been successful as any since its formation in 1990. The last months of the year has seen a steadying down of activity in the field but an increase in […]

Annual Report 2019

Clean Rivers Trust Registered Charity No: 1037414   Annual Report And Accounts   30th November 2019 (1st December 2018 – 30th November 2019)   73 Sir Harrys Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2UX   Information.   This report is the legal annual report and accounts of Clean Rivers Trust, as lodged with, and submitted to the […]

Drone footage of site August 2019

Drone footage of Derby site.  

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